Thread: Speculation: Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part XVI
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01-07-2013, 12:08 AM
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Originally Posted by caps4cup View Post
As I made my post I was thinking the same thing but IMO Ribeiro needs a sniper like OV more than Backstrom does.
Ribs is the type of player who creates back door tap-ins more frequently than he serves up one-timers to the slot. He had plenty of success with Brendan Morrow as his primary finisher in Dallas. He's not dependent on having a sniper on his wing, and could potentially do very well with guys like Brouwer and/or Laich who can handle the dirty work. If you really desire a sniper-type, it would probably be wiser to initially give Wolski a shot than take apart the Ovie-Nicky combo.

I do admit it makes sense from a zone start perspective to have 8 and 9 on the same line.

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